Articles By Serdar Yegulalp

Navigating HTML5 and competing standards bodies

The nice thing about standards is there are so many of them to choose from.That old chestnut, attributed to any number of different parties, hasbeen in circulation since long before there was an

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Serdar Yegulalp

Speech recognition usefulness shines on smartphones

When we were kids, my friends and I used to play a game where we fantasized about which technologies from Star Trek were most likely to be real-world inventions within our lifetimes. The

Published on: March 18th, 2011 Serdar Yegulalp

Diaspora: Is it the social networking platform that will trump Facebook?

When word began to circulate about Diaspora, the hype about it being a potential Facebook killer took on a life of its own before a single line of code had been released. Now

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Will iPads soon edge out netbooks?

The term "disruptive," a common buzzword in tech journalism, is typically used to describe something that jars people out of existing ways of doing things, and provides them with both new ways to

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Excel’s new PowerPivot add-on is free and compelling

The core idea behind PowerPivot is deceptively simple: Since people use Excel as a generic data analysis tool, why not make Excel into a front end for data analysis from any number of

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

3D TV hamstrung by aesthetic, technical and medical barriers

After decades of being a gimmick confined to midnight movies, 3-D has finally hit the big time, with a slew of 3-D-enhanced films streaming out of Hollywood. And it's not just an IMAX

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Seven free software tools to solve Windows woes

No computer runs perfectly forever. Somewhere along the line, something will go wrong. While each successive version of Windows has been that much more reliable and self-healing, that's never been an argument to

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp